CVT Salad Wars 2017 — Nomination Round

It’s time for this month’s edition of CVT Wars and for June we are in search of Carson Valley’s Signature Salad. We have created a virtual throwdown among Valley...

Carson Valley’s Signature Pasta For 2017: The Grill Next Door’s ‘Wednesday Homemade Pasta’

Staff Reports · 2 min read For the third consecutive year, The Grill Next Door in the Gardnerville Ranchos claimed the title for Carson Valley’s Signature Pasta with its “Wednesday...

Carson Valley’s Signature Breakfast For 2017: ‘Cowboy Benedict’ From Cowboy’s Cafe

Staff Reports · 2 min read Cowboy’s Cafe successfully defended its Breakfast Wars title for 2017, carrying 39.66 percent of the vote in last week’s final round with its “Cowboy...

Carson Valley’s Signature Appetizer For 2017: ‘BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders’ — The Grill Next Door

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Carrying 52 percent of the vote, The Grill Next Door in the Gardnerville Ranchos defended its CVT App Wars title with...

Carson Valley’s Signature Steak For 2017: ‘Top Sirloin’ From JT Basque Bar & Dining Room

Staff Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The JT Basque Bar & Dining Room successfully defended its Beef Wars title for the third consecutive year, winning the title...

Carson Valley’s Signature Soup For 2017: The Grill Next Door’s ‘Clam Chowder’

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Carrying just over 39 percent of the vote, Gardnerville Ranchos eatery The Grill Next Door claimed the title for Carson Valley’s...

Carson Valley’s Signature Sandwich For 2016: ‘The Marchello’ From Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole

Staff Reports · 2 min read In what shaped into one of our closest races since beginning the CVT Food Wars in 2014, Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole narrowly retained its...

Carson Valley’s Signature Pizza For 2016: Chicago Mike’s ‘Chicago Classic’

Staff Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — For the second year in a row, Chicago Mike’s Pizza in Gardnerville claimed the crown for Carson Valley’s Signature Pizza with...

Carson Valley’s Signature Burger For 2016: ‘The Danimal’ From The Grill Next Door

Staff Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Congratulations to The Grill Next Door in the Gardnerville Ranchos on winning the title of “Carson Valley’s Signature Burger” for the...

Carson Valley’s Signature Fry 2016: “French Fries” From J.T. Basque Restaurant & Dining Room

Carrying nearly 60 percent of the final vote, the French fries from J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room won the title of Carson Valley’s Signature Fry for 2016. We...

Carson Valley’s Signature Hot Dog For 2016: “Chicago Dog” from Chicago Mike’s Pizza

Staff Reports • 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Congratulations to Chicago Mike’s Pizza on winning our search for Carson Valley’s Signature Hot Dog with its “Chicago Dog,” which ran...

Carson Valley’s Signature Dessert For 2016: “Chocolate Silk” From Saletti’s

Staff Reports • 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Saletti’s Restaurant & Bar defending its Dessert Wars title, carrying nearly 43 percent of the vote with its flourless “Chocolate Silk.”...

Carson Valley’s Signature Salad Of 2016: Cafe Girasole ‘Field Of Greens With Curry Chicken’

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — By the narrowest of margins, Cafe Girasole’s “Field of Greens with Curry Chicken” salad defended its Salad Wars title, holding off The Grill Next...

Carson Valley’s Signature Pasta 2016: The Grill Next Door’s ‘Wednesday Homemade Pasta’

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Grill Next Door stepped up and claimed the CVT Pasta Wars title for the second year in a row with its “Wednesday Homemade...

Carson Valley’s Signature Breakfast For 2016: ‘Cowboy Benedict’ From Cowboy’s Cafe

Staff Reports After claiming the wildcard into the final round earlier this month, Cowboy’s Cafe raced to the CVT Breakfast Wars title this year with its signature dish –...

Carson Valley’s Signature Appetizer For 2016: “BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders” From The Grill Next Door

After a runner-up finish in 2015, the BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders claimed the title for Carson Valley’s Signature Appetizer in 2016, carrying nearly 45 percent of the vote in...

Carson Valley’s Signature Steak For 2016: “Top Sirloin” From the JT Basque Bar & Dining Room

Staff Reports Congratulations to the JT Basque Bar & Dining Room on repeating its title as Beef Wars champion for 2016, carrying 48 percent of the vote in the...

Carson Valley’s Signature Soup For 2016: “Sweet Potato Curry” From Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole made it back-to-back wins in CVT Wars, winning our 2016 Search For Carson Valley’s Signature Soup with its “Sweet Potato...

Carson Valley’s Signature Sandwich For 2015: ‘The Marchello’ From Cafe Girasole

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Congratulations to Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole in Gardnerville on defending its CVT Sandwich Wars title. “The Marchello,” a panini packed with provolone, turkey, carmelized onions,...

CVT Pizza Wars 2015: The Title Goes To Chicago Mikes

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Chicago Mikes Pizza, which opened in Gardnerville last spring in the former Pizza Barn location, won the 2015 Pizza Wars title this week with...